The Deputy of Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah has tendered in his resignation to the presidency, GhanaXtra.Com can report.
Mr. Carlos Ahenkorah handed in his resignation after coming under a lot of public bashing after it emerged that he had stormed some registration centres even though he was aware he had tested positive for COVID-19.
Per a statement from the presidency, his resignation which takes immediate effect has been accepted by the President.
“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 3rd July 2020 accepted the resignation from office the Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, MP, which takes immediate effect.
“This follows the admission by the Deputy Minister of his breach of the COVID-19 protocols, when, as a person certified to be positive for the virus, he visited a registration centre in his constituency before the period of self-isolation was complete.”
Read the full statement below